Russia Under Fire Over Sports Doping ReportPlay
With the Olympics coming up next year, the governing body of international track and field is expected to rule tomorrow on whether to suspend Russia from competition because of the country's doping scandal.
A report this week from the World Anti-Doping Agency accused Russia of a state-sponsored program to give performance-enhancing drugs to its athletes. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his country's sports officials to carry out a full investigation.
Here & Now's sports analyst Mike Pesca joins host Jeremy Hobson with details.
- Mike Pesca, Here & Now‘s sports analyst. He hosts the daily podcast The Gist. He tweets @pescami.
This segment aired on November 12, 2015.